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Argentinian Smoky Lentil Stew

LASALSAINGLESA
17Ingredients
50Minutes
460Calories
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Description

'Guiso' or 'estofado de lentejas' (lentil stew) is a popular dish in Argentina. In this stew, the lentils - an excellent source of plant based protein - are accompanied by barbecue sauce and fresh apple to give this dish a sweet and smoky taste with a depth of flavour that is sometimes lacking in other vegetarian stews. Throughout the world stew is a great winter food and this stew will warm you from your tummy to your toes! Read the full post at lasalsainglesa.com. Recipe adapted from Elizabeth Carrion’s Taste of the World.

Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion (large, chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 leek (halved lengthways and chopped)
  • 1 liter water
  • 1/2 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 250 grams lentils (approx. 1 ½ cups rinsed)
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 small potatoes (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 small carrot (peeled, halved lengthways and chopped)
  • 1 apple (medium, peeled, cored and diced)
  • 1 stick celery
  • 2 tomatoes (large, diced)
  • 1 bay leaf
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    Directions

    1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and leek and fry for a couple of minutes before adding the garlic, fry until the onion and leeks have softened
    2. Add the water, lentils and stock cube, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally
    3. Add the remaining ingredients, stir, and continue to simmer for another 20 minutes until the vegetables are cooked. Check for the consistency while it’s cooking and add more water if needed
    4. Season to taste and serve with mashed potatoes or crusty bread.

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    460Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories460Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium500mg21%
    Potassium1370mg39%
    Protein20g39%
    Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate80g27%
    Dietary Fiber25g100%
    Sugars19g38%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C60%
    Calcium10%
    Iron40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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